Maharshi Dayanand University (M.D. University) Rohtak, Haryana, India was established in 1976 with the objective of promoting inter-disciplinary higher education and research , is making rapid progress to emerge as a leading educational institution of the nation. University became an affiliating University in November 1978. The University secured the recognition of University Grants Commission – the higher education regulatory body of India - for central Govt. grants in March, 1979.
University offers courses in a number of fields of study at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels.
About 263 Institutions/Colleges of General Education, Engineering, Technology, Computer Sciences and Management Sciences located in 7 districts of the State are affiliated to this University.
University is accredited with an 'A+' grade by NAAC in 2019.
Maharshi Dayanand University was ranked 76 among universities in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2020.
Dronacharya College of Engineering, Gurugram has a permanent affiliation of MD University since 2007.